Obscure Sports News


Indoor Lacrosse:  The Georgia Swarm and Toronto Rock have started the National Lacrosse League (NLL) season undefeated.  They are both 2-0 and tied atop the Eastern Division.  The NLL opened the 2017 season with the same nine teams from last year.  The Saskatchewan Rush are the defending champions.

The NLL is an indoor version of lacrosse which is played on the same dimensions as a hockey rink.

Each team plays an 18-game schedule through April.  The top three teams in each division will make the playoffs.

Rhys Duch of the Vancouver Stealth leads the league with 10 goals.

Indoor Soccer:  The Sonora Soles of the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) leads the league with a 9-1 record which is the best among the league’s 17 teams.  The other division leaders:  Tacoma (Pacific), Cedar Rapids (Central) and Baltimore (Eastern).

Franck Tayou of Sonora leads the league with 36 goals.

Women’s Hockey:  The Boston Pride are the only undefeated team in the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) at this point.  They have a 9-0-0 record.  Alex Carpenter (Boston), Brianna Decker (Boston), Kelly Babstock (Connecticut) and Corinne Buie (Buffalo) are all tied with the league lead in goals with six.







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